PHP vs. Java vs. Erlang



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Description

What is PHP?

Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.

What is Java?

Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!

What is Erlang?

Some of Erlang's uses are in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance. OTP is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop these systems.

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Pros

Why do developers choose PHP?
Why do you like PHP?

Why do developers choose Java?
Why do you like Java?

Why do developers choose Erlang?
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Cons

What are the cons of using PHP?
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What are the cons of using Java?
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What are the cons of using Erlang?
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Companies

What companies use PHP?
10000 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Java?
2783 companies on StackShare use Java
What companies use Erlang?
89 companies on StackShare use Erlang

Integrations

What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with Java?
64 tools on StackShare integrate with Java
What tools integrate with Erlang?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Erlang

What are some alternatives to PHP, Java, and Erlang?

  • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
  • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
  • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.
  • Ruby - A dynamic, interpreted, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity

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